Quirky business ideas are all the rage but entrepreneurs still have an axe to grind

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Entrepreneur Royce Tan was looking to set up Singapore's first "rage room", but landlords in Thomson wanted to rent their spaces only to tuition centres or hair salons.
Entrepreneur Royce Tan was looking to set up Singapore's first "rage room", but landlords in Thomson wanted to rent their spaces only to tuition centres or hair salons.ST PHOTO: JEREMY KWAN

SINGAPORE - You would think landlords would always be glad of a tenant, but when entrepreneur Royce Tan was looking to set up Singapore's first "rage room" - basically a space to rant, rave and smash things - he hit a brick wall.

Mr Tan spent frustrating days visiting one location after another when he began his quest about two years ago.

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